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The World of Warcraft film has since left the hands of Spider-Man and Evil Dead director Sam Raimi, and into the capable hands of Moon director Duncan Jones. In a recent interview, Raimi explained why his planned version of the film fell apart.
It all comes down to timing, and a lack of Blizzard approval on the script Raimi wanted to turn into a film. Raimi and his writer Robert Rodat produced a script, but Blizzard didn't like it, and while Rodat began work on another script , Blizzard decided to move on. Raimi spoke about his experience working with Blizzard at Vulture.com. Raimi seems understandably disappointed that he and Rodat began work on a second script when Blizzard was never fully on board with their story, but otherwise he doesn't seem too sour about his experience with the famed developer.
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That doesn't really surprise me.
Too epic for one movie.
Yeah. Some things are better left not made.
Warcraft has some seriously interesting lore, but I still feel like the WoW player base are going to ruin this film.
Hmm, I see.
This shouldn't be a movie.
I love WoW so much. Honestly I would never want it to become a film, though. It's not made for that. It's made to be a world for the player to explore. Don't get me wrong, the Warcraft universe has some amazing lore, but even so, it's just not made for the silver screen.
CGI movie is what we want but that'd be expensive.